Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

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Wednesday Afternoon Activities

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 4:00 pm

Join us on Wednesdays for fun after-school activities, such as games, crafts, STEM projects and more. Recommended for ages 5 and up. No registration required. We request that groups of 8 or more contact us at 202-727-0971 to ensure space.  
Adult Learning Lab

Adult Learning Lab

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 4:00 pm

Join us for skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Assessments take place on Wednesdays only. Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.

Lego Challenge!

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 4:00 pm

Come build your best Lego creation. Lego pieces are small. Recommended for ages 5 and older.
Family Story Time

Family Story Time

Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:30 am

These 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. Please note: Due to space constraints, staff may issue tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Please ask at the children's desk whether tickets are required to enter.
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Lego Club

Saturday, October 26, 2019, 11:00 am

Join us for Lego Duplo block play time. Recommended for children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers. 
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Libraryween

Sunday, October 27, 2019, 2:00 pm

Join us from 2-4 p.m. for a Halloween Party at the library! Festivities include a costume parade around the library at 2:30 p.m., treats, crafts, games, spooky sensory stations and stories.
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English Conversation Circle

Monday, October 28, 2019, 10:00 am

A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
Adult Learning Lab

Adult Learning Lab

Monday, October 28, 2019, 4:00 pm

Join us for skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Assessments take place on Wednesdays only. Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program. Tickets are available at the Children's Desk.

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 10:00 am

The Adult Learning Lab offers tutoring for those adults with skills at the high school level who have completed the assessment (offered on Wednesdays at 4 p.m.).  

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